1994 Mazda 626 HELPPPP PLEASEEEE

Tiny
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  • 1994 MAZDA 626
  • 2.0L
  • V6
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 133,365 MILES
My car will not start none of the lights will turn on or anything I figured it was the battery so I bought a new one but the car still wont start
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Saturday, July 18th, 2015 AT 4:04 PM

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Tiny
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Do your lights turn on now with the new battery? If you had continued to crank the engine over and over with it not starting it could have resulted in the starter being damaged causing it to no longer working. Check to see if you have fuel another thing could be is your car air filter being clogged which prevents air going to engine.
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Saturday, July 18th, 2015 AT 7:01 PM
Tiny
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Some other stuff would be

If the car doesn't start with the automatic transmission in "Park, " does it start in "Neutral"? Sometimes a car won't start in "Park" but starts in "Neutral" because of a problem with a neutral safety switch. Read more about neutral safety switch here: how a car starting system works.
Are the battery cables tight and not corroded?
Do you think Is there enough fuel in the tank? It's a common situation when the fuel gauge isn't working properly and the car runs out of fuel with the fuel gauge still showing some fuel left. There is no way to check the fuel level other that the fuel gauge. But you can estimate how long did you drive since the last fill up. Read also about signs of low fuel level on the second page of this guide.
Is the "Security" or key-shaped light in the instrument panel stays on or blinking? Read below about the security light.
Does your car have an anti-theft system that for some reason doesn't allow the car to be started?
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Saturday, July 18th, 2015 AT 7:02 PM
Tiny
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MAYBE THE INFO I GAVE THIS FELLER MIGHT AID YOU? (THE EZ STUFF)

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1999-chevrolet-s-10-running-out-of-ideas

(THE LAST LINK IN THERE IS WHAT YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT)

RETURN HERE (THIS POST) BEARING GOOD NEWS

IF NOT, CONTINUE WITH Ohyea

MAYBE HE CAN GUIDE YOU THRU THE HARDER STUFF THAT HE HAS MENTIONED (HE COULD BE DEAD ON)

I JUST LIKE TO THROW IN 100% EFFORT ON THE EZ STUFF BEFORE GOING AROUND THE WORLD (WASTED TESTS/ UNNECESSARY PARTS/ AND $$$ NOW GONE), ONLY TO FIND OUT THAT THE PROBLEM WAS "THE EZ STUFF" THAT ONLY GOT 50% ATTENTION INITIALLY!

YOUR TURN

THE MEDIC
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Saturday, July 18th, 2015 AT 9:06 PM
Tiny
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Hi guys. Excuse me for butting in but I have something of value to add.

Follow the smaller positive battery wire to the under-hood fuse box and be sure that connection is clean and tight. That will solve 99 percent of the dead electrical system problems. For the other one percent, follow the smaller negative wire to the body and be sure that one is tight and not rusty.
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Saturday, July 18th, 2015 AT 10:08 PM

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